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    Default Where to find suit deals?

    My brother is getting married in March, and they're trying to do this on a tight budget. He's asked me to help find awesome deals on suits. I know of places like Gilt and HauteLook...and of course Men's Warehouse always has deals.......but I was wondering if you guys knew of some other (less common) sites to check out. Any help is appreciated!!
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    Default Re: Where to find suit deals?

    The Mens Warehouse is supposed to be good, as well as Joseph A. Banks.

    I used to do all of my suit shopping at Syms. They had the real deal quality merchandise for much less than retail, with decent tailoring services. But unfortunately they closed... just like NBO (National Brands Outlets). NBO wasn't quite as good as Syms but they were cheaper.

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    Mary's had frequent sales. Their Tommy Hilfiger and DKNY slim fit suits though fused but will do if only worn occasionally.

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    Default Re: Where to find suit deals?

    If you have a Nordstrom's Rack in your area that is a good place to start. Also www.hautelook.com can have some good deals. Hautelook is owned by Nordstrom. The selection isn't huge.

    Besides Men's Warehouse you might want to try K&G.

    From what I have found Macy's seem to have better deals online than in the store.
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    Unless your brother is tall and big-boned, I'd avoid Mens Wearhouse and Joseph A Banks. They make low-quality suits, have bad tailors, and try to sell you multiple suits at once (introducing fake markup, saying a suit is worth $700, but then saying buy-one-get-two-free). Their suits are not worth that much.

    Have your brother measure himself or get measured at a tailor and shop for used suits on ebay - you can get great brands like Paul Stuart, Brooks Brothers, Hickey Freeman, etc. for <$300. And these are suits that don't use glue and won't fall apart, and the wool will be very nice. Macy's Bar III and j.crew Factory's Thompson suit are cheap new alternatives.

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    Default Re: Where to find suit deals?

    Quote Originally Posted by throwbookatface View Post
    Have your brother measure himself or get measured at a tailor and shop for used suits on ebay - you can get great brands like Paul Stuart, Brooks Brothers, Hickey Freeman,
    I buy all my suits on ebay. Definitely the way to go. In fact I buy 90% of my work clothes on ebay.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rev320 View Post
    If you have a Nordstrom's Rack in your area that is a good place to start.
    Absolutely, they have some very nice deals on very good quality crafted suits.
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    Suit Depot on eBay. Name brands. Combatant Gent website as well.

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    Default Re: Where to find suit deals?

    Quote Originally Posted by Teach13 View Post
    My brother is getting married in March, and they're trying to do this on a tight budget. He's asked me to help find awesome deals on suits. I know of places like Gilt and HauteLook...and of course Men's Warehouse always has deals.......but I was wondering if you guys knew of some other (less common) sites to check out. Any help is appreciated!!

    I get my suits from Suits 20/20 in Skokie, on the chicago border Not sure if that's near you or not. They have suits at all price points. I've also considered a custom suit from DeLouice in Bucktown.

    Side note:

    Marshall's and Value City have decent suits from time to time. Picked up a nice Michael Kors pinstripe suit last year for $100.
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    Default Re: Where to find suit deals?

    Thanks, guys!! All are places I've checked out as well. I actually prefer Hautelook over Gilt.....and have also purchased the majority of my work clothes on ebay (can find steals if you're willing to wait).

    Regardless....he found the suits he was looking for at a great price ($140, marked down from $600). Not sure where (I've asked), but he's happy with the find.
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    Belatedly, Id like to mention Suit Supply. Its slightly out of the desired price range, but I think theyre the best in town for what they offer at <$500.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Potpourri View Post
    Belatedly, I’d like to mention Suit Supply. It’s slightly out of the desired price range, but I think they’re the best in town for what they offer at <$500.
    Suit Supply is great value for the money and actually have well made and stylishly cut European style suits instead of most horrible boxy crap available elsewhere for similar money. Avoid Men's Warehouse!

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    Default Re: Where to find suit deals?

    Men's Warehouse is usually, like, "buy one get 10 free."

    That being said, I wouldn't shop there.

    You can find amazing deals on designer suits through eBay. Just make sure you know your size, then after a little custom tailoring, you'll look top-notch!

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    Quote Originally Posted by naylor View Post
    You can find amazing deals on designer suits through eBay. Just make sure you know your size, then after a little custom tailoring, you'll look top-notch!
    Exactly! That is what I do too.
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    i think u must search online for low price suits

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    I'll probably get flogged for this, but Express men's store has very well cut suits for around $400. Even my tailor was impressed with them. Snobs will not approve, I know. But every time I wear one, I get a compliment. There you go.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Teach13 View Post
    My brother is getting married in March, and they're trying to do this on a tight budget. He's asked me to help find awesome deals on suits. I know of places like Gilt and HauteLook...and of course Men's Warehouse always has deals.......but I was wondering if you guys knew of some other (less common) sites to check out. Any help is appreciated!!
    Well you can have a look at Frerez.com. They have some amazing suits collection for men and women.

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    Combatant Gentleman! I am a huge fan of theirs.

    They have some end of season suits for a fantastic price, they even have coupons all the time.
    https://www.combatgent.com/last-call

    I bought the biege windowpane suit this week for like $100 shipped and also the guncheck one a few weeks ago. They are really fantastic quality, in fact equal to some $500+ suits I've seen. The fit for me in a specific size after measuring it per the site specs is dead on, looks like the jacket was tailored exactly for me. I get alot of my dress clothes too from saksoff5th and you can find some really good deals on suits certain times of years. They have some house suits that use Zegna fabric. I also love my ties so I've been able to score some nice stuff from there too. I'll sometimes hit up the Armani outlet, I've been able to get some Giorgio Armani/Armani Collezioni ties for like 90% off.

    I also forgot but suitsupply.com during sales! I don't personally have any from them yet, but even at the normal prices I've heard they are good quality. However they have a suit supply outlet on the site that gets restocked during end of season sales and they are steals for some of the prices. Its closed right now but you can get notified when its open again.
    http://us.suitsupply.com/en_US/outlet
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    Quote Originally Posted by guitarphil View Post
    Combatant Gentleman! I am a huge fan of theirs.

    They have some end of season suits for a fantastic price, they even have coupons all the time.
    https://www.combatgent.com/last-call

    I bought the biege windowpane suit this week for like $100 shipped and also the guncheck one a few weeks ago. They are really fantastic quality, in fact equal to some $500+ suits I've seen. The fit for me in a specific size after measuring it per the site specs is dead on, looks like the jacket was tailored exactly for me. I get alot of my dress clothes too from saksoff5th and you can find some really good deals on suits certain times of years. They have some house suits that use Zegna fabric. I also love my ties so I've been able to score some nice stuff from there too. I'll sometimes hit up the Armani outlet, I've been able to get some Giorgio Armani/Armani Collezioni ties for like 90% off.

    I also forgot but suitsupply.com during sales! I don't personally have any from them yet, but even at the normal prices I've heard they are good quality. However they have a suit supply outlet on the site that gets restocked during end of season sales and they are steals for some of the prices. Its closed right now but you can get notified when its open again.
    http://us.suitsupply.com/en_US/outlet
    I can second Combatant gentleman great quality for the price. However if you have extra muscle mass in your triceps it causes shoulder divots for whatever reason.

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    Also H&M has suits that fit well as long as you are not too tall. Fabric leaves a lot to be desired but the fit is more than decent imho.

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